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Arena Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #193 of 924 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great location nearby all the important tourist attractions.An easy walk.Hotel was adequate with all the local flavors on show.We stayed there twice on our trip to Turkey and found two different room types.The new wing(a yr old is much more spacious and probably more to our style.The older unit was very tidy and clean and comfortable but the bathroom... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All we wanted in accommodation in Istanbul. We booked here for the proximity to all the major attractions and some "Local" flavour. The Arena delivered on both counts. The staff were very helpful and attended to all our needs. This will be our hotel of choice if we return to Istanbul!

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The family run Arena Hotel was originally a family home and is full of Turkish ambience with antique furniture and hand made carpets. We were given a very warm welcome by the manager and felt instantly at home. The hotel is incorrectly sited on Google Maps actually being only 5 minutes walk from the Blue Mosque and Sultanamet and only... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We check in three person in one room, spacious room. They gave us three bed ,amenities plus wifi for three person also. Unfortunately the breakfast always same like yesterday. The room is clean, has a bathtube, cozy bedroom. Overall 4 star for this hotel

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only not-so-good thing that I can say about this hotel: somehow I had thought or hoped that the rooms would be bigger (they have rooms of several sizes, and of course, I had looked at the photos of bigger rooms :)). Other than that, the hotel was perfect. Very beautiful, both the rooms and common areas. Very nice location,... More

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Tehran, Iran
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had one week fabulous stay there. Hotel was very clean and all stuff host so helpful and friendly, Comfortable rooms, excellent value for money. Free pick-up service from the airport, locating in few minutes by walk to Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern, the location is ideal for sight seeing. Only 4-5 minutes walk from hotel... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yasashouk, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Arena Hotel. It is wonderful to hear you had a lovely stay with us and enjoyed the very essence of our service culture. My team and I greatly appreciate your candid feedback and recognition. We hope to see you again at our hotel when you... More

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cute, boutique hotel in the historical part of Istanbul. Only a walking distance to the main tourist attractions like the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia. It is about 20 min walking to the Grand Bazaar or only 2 tram stops (cost about AUD 2.00 ow). Same distance to the Space Bazaar, but opposite direction. We had a room... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GoTravelAU, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your recent stay at Arena Hotel. We are very happy that you had a great experience with us. Thank you indeed for such kind words and input. Our breakfast buffet offers a wide selection of fresh and homemade, Turkish and international products. We are very happy that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

It was our first time in istanbul.we had a really positive impact on the city also thanks to the way the hotel staff welcomed us in the hotel,offering us every type of information about the city and serving us something to drink.the hotel presents an old fashioned style and this is what makes it special. We appreciated the bedrooms and... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bibi.Martha, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience about Arena Hotel. It is a pleasure to read about how much you enjoyed our hotel and had a great experience here in Sultanahmet. We appreciate your candid feedback written with recognition of tiny details. We look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring... More

Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Arena Hotel was excellent; very good value for money. We were comfortable, and would recommend this hotel. We had not realised until the final morning that there were extra dishes available for breakfast, as the menus were only in the main dining room. We did not dine there after the first night; they obviously do not expect guests to... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Front Office Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chritopher K., Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again on a future visit. Warm regards, Aysen Sinan More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We booked Arena Hotel after reading many positive reviews on different web-sites. We were not disappointed with our choice. Arena is a beautiful little hotel tucked away on a small, quiet street yet a five minute walk to the shops and to the Blue Mosque and all the attractions around it. The family suite we booked was beautifully decorated and... More

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arenahotelistanbul, Front Office Manager at Arena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ShaliJaya, Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. We always try to give the best service we can.My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you and your lovely family again on a future visit. Warm regards, Aysen Sinan More

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Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Arena Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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